Travel Agent Training Courses

1. RETAIL TRAVEL AGENT CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 5-7 Days - No Instructor Interaction)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business retail / brick & mortar travel agents and touches on the home-based agent option.   

 

NOW $495.00 

WAS $795.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

2. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module.   

 

 

NOW $495.00 

WAS $795.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

3. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ TAPC CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency modulePlus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value).

(Bundled Savings of $200 with this course)

NOW $595.00 

WAS $895.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

4. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Plus the Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value). 

 

(Bundled Savings of $300 with this course)

NOW $595.00 

WAS $895.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

5. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ TAPC CERTIFICATION AND SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 8-11 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Plus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value). PLUS BONUS Certification, Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value). 

(Bundled Savings of $500 with this course)

NOW $695.00 

WAS $995.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TRAINING COURSES, CERTIFICATIONS & EXAMS:

6. CRUISE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (CSC) (Avg Completion 3-5 Days - No Instructor Interaction)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business travel agents or independent home-based agents that want a cruise specialist certification designation.

 

 

 

 

NOW $395.00 

WAS $695.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

7. TAPC CERTIFICATION EXAM - TRAVEL AGENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 2-4 Hours)

The TAPC Certification or Travel Agent Professional Certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus and is an examination that allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the prerequisite courses by examination, have passed the timed and proctored final examination, have earned the required CEU's, have consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, and have a good standing within the travel industry.

 

PREREQUISITE COURSES

Retail Travel Agent Certification

or

Independent Home-Based Agent Certification (any variation)

 

NOW $299.00 

WAS $599.00

TAPC DETAILS BELOW

8. CTP CERTIFICATION EXAM - CERTIFIED TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM (Exam Only) (Avg Completion 2-4 Hours)

The CTP Certification or Certified Travel Professional is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus and is an examination that allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the prerequisite courses by examination, have passed the timed and proctored final examination, have earned the required CEU's, have consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, and have a good standing within the travel industry.

 

PREREQUISITE COURSES
Retail Travel Agent Certification
or
Independent Home-Based Agent Certification (any variation)
and
Specialist Certification (any variation)

 

 

NOW $599.00 

WAS $899.00

CTP DETAILS BELOW

9. TRIP EXPRESS - TRAVEL INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM COURSE W/ INCLUDED OPTIONAL TAPc EXAM (Avg Completion 3-5 Days - No Instructor Interaction)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business agents and touches on the home-based agent option. Utilizes the Travel Career Development / Geography and International Travel textbook published by The Travel Institute, VTM - Video Training Modules, Webinars and Industry Resources. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online quizzes via an LMS.  TAPc Exam is optional and included in the course. 


NOW $295.00 

WAS $595.00

COURSE DETAILS BELOW

 

 

 

COMPLETE COURSE DETAILS:

 

 

1.RETAIL TRAVEL AGENT CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 5-7 Days - No Instructor Interaction)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business retail / brick & mortar travel agents and touches on the home-based agent option. Utilizes the Travel Career Development textbook published by The Travel Institute. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS.

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition

• Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

• Geography and International Travel

• Using Technology

• Air Travel

• Ground Travel

• Accommodations

• Cruises

• Tours

• Marketing

• Making a Sale

• Specialized Sales

• Communications

• Money Matters

• Home-Based Agents, Independent Contractors

• Finding Employment

• Building a Career

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• Host Agency Prep

• Resources

• Job Aids

 

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email if you have any questions. 

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

2. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Utilizes the Travel Career Development textbook published by The Travel Institute and the Home Based Agent Training textbook. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS. The training includes: online job/training aids, industry websites and experienced representatives, instructors/coaches via Toll free number, Live Chat and email within the LMS.

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition

• Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

• Geography and International Travel

• Using Technology

• Air Travel

• Ground Travel

• Accommodations

• Cruises

• Tours and Packages

• Marketing

• Making a Sale

• Specialized Sales

• Communications

• Money Matters

• Home-Based Agents, Independent Contractors

• Finding Employment

• Building a Career

 

• How To Start A Home Based Travel Agency 2017 Edition

• The Travel Industry, Opportunity of the 21st Century

• A Brief History of Travel Retailing

• Transition From Storefront to Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Evolution of the True Independent Contractor

• Developing a Business Concept

• Developing a Business Plan

• Starting Your Home-Based Travel Business

• Setting Up Your Books

• Your Home Office of the 21st Century

• Your Home Office Computer, Network and More

• Selecting Your Host Agency

• Establishing Your Agency Relationship With Suppliers

• Travel Reservations and Reference Resources

• Setting Up Your Supplier Files

• Developing A Marketing Plan

• Creating a Print and Digital Media Strategy

• Using Direct Mail

• Travel Advertising, Co-op Ads, Online Ads, Social Media Ads

• Travel Promotions

• Cold Calls, Canvassing and Telemarketing

• Travel Marketing Techniques for the 21st Century

• The Internet and the Travel Industry

• Organizing Your Marketing Files

• Developing Your Professional Knowledge and Skills

• Legal Issues and Protecting Your Business

• Home-Based Travel Agent Travel Benefits

• Tax Benefits for Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Getting Connected in the Travel Industry

• Travel Professional Community

• Where Do I Go From Here?

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• HBTA Video Series, Video – Business Concept, Video – Business Plan, Video – Marketing Plan, Video – Money Matters, Video – Business Structure, Video – Business Name, Video – Business Brand, Video – Business Logo, Video -  Business Card, Video – Travel Laws, Video – 30 Second Speech, Video – Host    Agencies, Video – Travel Niche, Video – Marketing Channels, Video – Agency Disclosure.

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• Email Training for Independent Travel Agency Setup

• Host Agency Prep

• Resources

• Job Aids

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email, toll free telephone number and live chat with our representatives/instructors/coaches if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing.

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

3. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ TAPC CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Plus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value). Utilizes the Travel Career Development textbook published by The Travel Institute and the Home Based Agent Training textbook. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS. The training includes: online job/training aids, industry websites and experienced representatives, instructors/coaches via Toll free number, Live Chat and email within the LMS. Plus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value).

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition

• Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

• Geography and International Travel

• Using Technology

• Air Travel

• Ground Travel

• Accommodations

• Cruises

• Tours

• Marketing

• Making a Sale

• Specialized Sales

• Communications

• Money Matters

• Home-Based Agents, Independent Contractors

• Finding Employment

• Building a Career

 

• How To Start A Home Based Travel Agency 2017 Edition

• The Travel Industry, Opportunity of the 21st Century

• A Brief History of Travel Retailing

• Transition From Storefront to Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Evolution of the True Independent Contractor

• Developing a Business Concept

• Developing a Business Plan

• Starting Your Home-Based Travel Business

• Setting Up Your Books

• Your Home Office of the 21st Century

• Your Home Office Computer, Network and More

• Selecting Your Host Agency

• Establishing Your Agency Relationship With Suppliers

• Travel Reservations and Reference Resources

• Setting Up Your Supplier Files

• Developing A Marketing Plan

• Creating a Print and Digital Media Strategy

• Using Direct Mail

• Travel Advertising, Co-op Ads, Online Ads, Social Media Ads

• Travel Promotions

• Cold Calls, Canvassing and Telemarketing

• Travel Marketing Techniques for the 21st Century

• The Internet and the Travel Industry

• Organizing Your Marketing Files

• Developing Your Professional Knowledge and Skills

• Legal Issues and Protecting Your Business

• Home-Based Travel Agent Travel Benefits

• Tax Benefits for Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Getting Connected in the Travel Industry

• Travel Professional Community

• Where Do I Go From Here?

 

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• HBTA Video Series, Video – Business Concept, Video – Business Plan, Video – Marketing Plan, Video – Money Matters, Video – Business Structure, Video – Business Name, Video – Business Brand, Video – Business Logo, Video -  Business Card, Video – Travel Laws, Video – 30 Second Speech, Video – Host    Agencies, Video – Travel Niche, Video – Marketing Channels, Video – Agency Disclosure.

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• Email Training for Independent Travel Agency Setup

• Host Agency Prep

• Resources

• Job Aids

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• TAPC - Travel Agent Professional Certification ($299 Value)

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email, toll free telephone number and live chat with our representatives/instructors/coaches if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing. 

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

4. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 7-10 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Plus the Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value). Utilizes the Travel Career Development textbook published by The Travel Institute and the Home Based Agent Training textbook. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS. The training includes: online job/training aids, industry websites and experienced representatives, instructors/coaches via Toll free number, Live Chat and email within the LMS. Plus the Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value).

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition

• Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

• Geography and International Travel

• Using Technology

• Air Travel

• Ground Travel

• Accommodations

• Cruises

• Tours

• Marketing

• Making a Sale

• Specialized Sales

• Communications

• Money Matters

• Home-Based Agents, Independent Contractors

• Finding Employment

• Building a Career

 

• How To Start A Home Based Travel Agency 2017 Edition

• The Travel Industry, Opportunity of the 21st Century

• A Brief History of Travel Retailing

• Transition From Storefront to Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Evolution of the True Independent Contractor

• Developing a Business Concept

• Developing a Business Plan

• Starting Your Home-Based Travel Business

• Setting Up Your Books

• Your Home Office of the 21st Century

• Your Home Office Computer, Network and More

• Selecting Your Host Agency

• Establishing Your Agency Relationship With Suppliers

• Travel Reservations and Reference Resources

• Setting Up Your Supplier Files

• Developing A Marketing Plan

• Creating a Print and Digital Media Strategy

• Using Direct Mail

• Travel Advertising, Co-op Ads, Online Ads, Social Media Ads

• Travel Promotions

• Cold Calls, Canvassing and Telemarketing

• Travel Marketing Techniques for the 21st Century

• The Internet and the Travel Industry

• Organizing Your Marketing Files

• Developing Your Professional Knowledge and Skills

• Legal Issues and Protecting Your Business

• Home-Based Travel Agent Travel Benefits

• Tax Benefits for Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Getting Connected in the Travel Industry

• Travel Professional Community

• Where Do I Go From Here?

 

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• HBTA Video Series, Video – Business Concept, Video – Business Plan, Video – Marketing Plan, Video – Money Matters, Video – Business Structure, Video – Business Name, Video – Business Brand, Video – Business Logo, Video -  Business Card, Video – Travel Laws, Video – 30 Second Speech, Video – Host    Agencies, Video – Travel Niche, Video – Marketing Channels, Video – Agency Disclosure.

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• Email Training for Independent Travel Agency Setup

• Host Agency Prep

• Resources

• Job Aids

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• PLUS Specialist Certification (ex. Cruise Specialist) ($395 Value)

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email, toll free telephone number and live chat with our representatives/instructors/coaches if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing.

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

5. INDEPENDENT HOME-BASED AGENT CERTIFICATION W/ TAPC CERTIFICATION AND SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (Avg Completion 8-11 Days - Instructor Interaction - Via Live Chat, Email or Phone)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based agents. Including detailed home-based agent training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Plus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value). PLUS BONUS Certification, Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value). Utilizes the Travel Career Development textbook published by The Travel Institute and the Home Based Agent Training textbook. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS. The training includes: online job/training aids, industry websites and experienced representatives, instructors/coaches via Toll free number, Live Chat and email within the LMS. Plus the TAPC – Travel Agent Professional Certification from Travel Agent Campus and a third-party proctor ($299 Value). PLUS BONUS Certification, Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) designation ($395 Value).

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition

• Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

• Geography and International Travel

• Using Technology

• Air Travel

• Ground Travel

• Accommodations

• Cruises

• Tours

• Marketing

• Making a Sale

• Specialized Sales

• Communications

• Money Matters

• Home-Based Agents, Independent Contractors

• Finding Employment

• Building a Career

 

• How To Start A Home Based Travel Agency 2017 Edition

• The Travel Industry, Opportunity of the 21st Century

• A Brief History of Travel Retailing

• Transition From Storefront to Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Evolution of the True Independent Contractor

• Developing a Business Concept

• Developing a Business Plan

• Starting Your Home-Based Travel Business

• Setting Up Your Books

• Your Home Office of the 21st Century

• Your Home Office Computer, Network and More

• Selecting Your Host Agency

• Establishing Your Agency Relationship With Suppliers

• Travel Reservations and Reference Resources

• Setting Up Your Supplier Files

• Developing A Marketing Plan

• Creating a Print and Digital Media Strategy

• Using Direct Mail

• Travel Advertising, Co-op Ads, Online Ads, Social Media Ads

• Travel Promotions

• Cold Calls, Canvassing and Telemarketing

• Travel Marketing Techniques for the 21st Century

• The Internet and the Travel Industry

• Organizing Your Marketing Files

• Developing Your Professional Knowledge and Skills

• Legal Issues and Protecting Your Business

• Home-Based Travel Agent Travel Benefits

• Tax Benefits for Home-Based Travel Agencies

• Getting Connected in the Travel Industry

• Travel Professional Community

• Where Do I Go From Here?

 

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• HBTA Video Series, Video – Business Concept, Video – Business Plan, Video – Marketing Plan, Video – Money Matters, Video – Business Structure, Video – Business Name, Video – Business Brand, Video – Business Logo, Video -  Business Card, Video – Travel Laws, Video – 30 Second Speech, Video – Host    Agencies, Video – Travel Niche, Video – Marketing Channels, Video – Agency Disclosure.

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• Email Training for Independent Travel Agency Setup

• Host Agency Prep

• Resources

• Job Aids

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• TAPC - Travel Agent Professional Certification ($299 Value)

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• PLUS Specialist Certification (ex. Cruise Specialist) ($395 Value)

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email, toll free telephone number and live chat with our representatives/instructors/coaches if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing.

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

6. CRUISE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (CSC) (Avg Completion 3-5 Days - No Instructor Interaction)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business travel agents or independent home-based agents that want a cruise specialist certification designation. Utilizes the Selling Cruises textbook. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online testing via an LMS.

 

 • Selling Cruises Textbook Chapters 1-30

 • Welcome To Selling Cruises Don't Miss The Boat

 • The Cruise Industry Unlimited Opportunity

 • The Cruise Vacation

 • Types Of Cruises

 • The Cruise Fleet Major Cruise Lines

 • The Cruise Fleet Luxury Cruise Lines

 • The Cruise Fleet Specialty Cruise Lines

 • Starting Your Cruise Oriented Travel Business

 • CLIA Cruise Line International Association

 • Establishing Your Agency Relationship

 • Developing Your Client Files

 • Developing Your Supplier And Destination Files

 • Developing Your Personal Product Files Textbook

 • How To Read And Sell From A Cruise Brochure

 • The Cruise Reservation File

 • Selling a Cruise Vacation

 • Maintaining Your Client Base

 • Making A Cruise Reservation

 • Automating Your Cruise Operation

 • Developing Your Client List

 • Cruise Newsletters

 • Advertising Cruises

 • Cruise Promotions

 • Cruise Marketing Techniques For The 21st Century

 • Developing Cruise Groups

 • Developing Your Cruise Sales Force

 • Working With Your Suppliers

 • The Benefits Of Selling Cruises

 • Cruise Lines Trade Publications and Cruise Related Contacts

 • Nautical Terms And Phrases

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 • CLIA Video Series, Video - Welcome to CLIA, Video – Cruise Pros, Video – Cruise Pros 2, Video – Perfect Celebration, Video – First Time Cruiser, Video – Cruising Objections, Video – River Cruising, Video – Cruise vs Land, Video – Carnival, Video – Norwegian, Video – Join CLIA.

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 • Resources

 • Job Aids

 

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

7. TAPC CERTIFICATION EXAM - TRAVEL AGENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM (Exam Only) (Avg Completion 2-4 Hours)

The TAPC Certification or Travel Agent Professional Certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus and is an examination that allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the prerequisite courses by examination, have passed the timed and proctored final examination, have earned the required CEU's, have consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, and have a good standing within the travel industry.

 

PREREQUISITE COURSES

Retail Travel Agent Certification

or

Independent Home-Based Agent Certification (any variation)

 

SCHEDULING AND PAYMENT

THIS CERTIFICATION EXAM MUST BE REGISTERED BY THE CANDIDATE, SCHEDULED AND PREPAID (UNLESS INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE) 5 DAYS PRIOR TO TESTING. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATION AND A PAYMENT PENALTY OF $100. 

 

EXAMINATION DETAILS

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Testing format is 100% online, 4-hour (240 minutes) timed exam, 1 try only with a proctor (retests at a later date are available for $25), must score 80% or higher to pass. The exam is a proctored exam consisting of 447 multiple-choice and true / false questions. 

 

VALIDITY

This certification is valid for 1 year from the date of successfully completing the exam.

 

PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATION

All first time candidates receive a provisional certification upon passing the exam. Once the candidate can document at least 6 months of travel industry experience and has earned 10 continuing education units (CEUs), has consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, has a good standing with the travel industry, and has provided an attestation of ethics/standing, the candidate's certification will be transferred from provisional status to regular status. 

 

RENEWAL & CEU's

This certification must be renewed before its 1 year expiration date by:

Successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 recertification fee, consistently abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTAbeing in good standing with the travel industry, provide an attestation of ethics/standing, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain their certification. CEU requirement is an effective way to master new skills, attain product knowledge, remain current on industry trends, and continue to develop your role as a travel professional. Contact us via email to verify the acceptability for continuing education units (CEUs). CEUs from ASTACLIA and The Travel Institute are universally acceptable by Travel Agent Campus.

 

TRANSFERABILITY

This certification is transferable to our contracted host agencies and may not be transferable to other institutions. It is the prerogative of the receiving institution to accept or deny transferability. Check with other institutions prior to registration.  

 

PROCTORS

An exam proctor is required for this exam. The proctor must be with you during your entire examination. Proctoring can be at any venue determined by the proctor. The proctor is someone chosen by the candidate, and their responsibility is to be sure that the candidate isn’t using any books, notes or reference materials while testing. The proctor chosen should be a) over 21, b) not related to the candidate, c) not currently preparing to take the TAPC certification themselves, d) currently in or from a professional career field.

 

TIMING OF THE EXAM

The TAPC exam has a 4-hour (240 minutes) time limit and should be taken in one sitting. The time is displayed within the exam and we will have a time stamp on our end from when you started and ended the exam. If you go over your time limit, your exam will be invalid and you will have to retest at a later date. Plan a time when you won’t be disturbed for that block of time. 

 

EXAM FINALIZATION

Upon completion of your exam, your exam will be graded, and you will be advised of your grade. The user ID and password will be automatically deleted from the LMS once you have completed the exam. Your certificate will be emailed to you within 48 hours. 

 

REQUIRED REGISTRATION:

Travel Agent Campus will need the registration information from you to schedule your TAPC Certification Exam. Pay for the exam and then register. You do not have to pay for the exam if it was included in your course. (Please email the below information back to Travel Agent Campus only to administrator@TravelAgentCampus.com):

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 6 months and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

 

8. CTP CERTIFICATION EXAM - CERTIFIED TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM (Exam Only) (Avg Completion 2-4 Hours)
The CTP Certification or Certified Travel Professional is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus and is an examination that allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the prerequisite courses by examination, have passed the timed and proctored final examination, have earned the required CEU's, have consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, and have a good standing within the travel industry.

 

PREREQUISITE COURSES
Retail Travel Agent Certification
or
Independent Home-Based Agent Certification (any variation)
and
Specialist Certification (any variation)

 

SCHEDULING AND PAYMENT

THIS CERTIFICATION EXAM MUST BE REGISTERED BY THE CANDIDATE, SCHEDULED AND PREPAID (UNLESS INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE) 5 DAYS PRIOR TO TESTING. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATION AND A PAYMENT PENALTY OF $100. 

 

EXAMINATION DETAILS
This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Testing format is 100% online, 4-hour (240 minutes) timed exam, 1 try only with a proctor (retests at a later date are available for $25), must score 80% or higher to pass. The exam is a proctored exam consisting of 447 multiple-choice and true / false questions. 

 

VALIDITY
This certification is valid for 1 year from the date of successfully completing the exam.

 

PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATION
All first time candidates receive a provisional certification upon passing the exam. Once the candidate can document at least 1 year of travel industry experience and has earned 20 continuing education units (CEUs), has consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, has a good standing with the travel industry, and has provided an attestation of ethics/standing, the candidate's certification will be transferred from provisional status to regular status.  

 

RENEWAL & CEU's
This certification must be renewed before its 1 year expiration date by:

Successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 recertification fee, consistently abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, being in good standing with the travel industry, provide an attestation of ethics/standing, have earned a minimum of 20 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain their certification. CEU requirement is an effective way to master new skills, attain product knowledge, remain current on industry trends, and continue to develop your role as a travel professional. Contact us via email to verify the acceptability for continuing education units (CEUs). CEUs from ASTA, CLIA and The Travel Institute are universally acceptable by Travel Agent Campus.

 

TRANSFERABILITY
This certification is transferable to our contracted host agencies and may not be transferable to other institutions. It is the prerogative of the receiving institution to accept or deny transferability. Check with other institutions prior to registration.  

 

PROCTORS
An exam proctor is required for this exam. The proctor must be with you during your entire examination. Proctoring can be at any venue determined by the proctor. The proctor is someone chosen by the candidate, and their responsibility is to be sure that the candidate isn’t using any books, notes or reference materials while testing. The proctor chosen should be a) over 21, b) not related to the candidate, c) not currently preparing to take the CTP certification themselves, d) currently in or from a professional career field.

 

TIMING OF THE EXAM
The CTP exam has a 4-hour (240 minutes) time limit and should be taken in one sitting. The time is displayed within the exam and we will have a time stamp on our end from when you started and ended the exam. If you go over your time limit, your exam will be invalid and you will have to retest at a later date. Plan a time when you won’t be disturbed for that block of time. 

 

EXAM FINALIZATION
Upon completion of your exam, your exam will be graded, and you will be advised of your grade. The user ID and password will be automatically deleted from the LMS once you have completed the exam. Your certificate will be emailed to you within 48 hours. 

 

REQUIRED REGISTRATION:
Travel Agent Campus will need the registration information from you to schedule your CTP Certification Exam. Pay for the exam and then register. You do not have to pay for the exam if it was included in your course. (Please email the information back to Travel Agent Campus only to administrator@TravelAgentCampus.com):

This certification is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. Certification allows candidates to demonstrate to the industry and the public that they have mastered the modules within the course. Certification is provisional for the first 1 year and must be renewed before its 1-year expiration date by successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 fee, maintaining a good standing with the travel industry, abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, have earned a minimum of 20 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain the certification. See disclaimer for further details.

 

 

 

9. TRIP EXPRESS - TRAVEL INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM COURSE W/ INCLUDED OPTIONAL TAPc EXAM (No Instructor Interaction) (Avg Completion 3-5 Days)

This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business agents and touches on the home-based agent option. Utilizes the Travel Career Development / Geography and International Travel textbook published by The Travel Institute, VTM - Video Training Modules, Webinars and Industry Resources. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online quizzes via an LMS.  TAPc Exam is optional and included in the course. 

 

• Travel Career Development 10th Edition
• Travel and the Travel Professional
• Geography and International Travel
• Using Technology
• Air Travel
• Ground Travel
• Accommodations
• Cruises
• Tours
• Marketing
• Making a Sale
• Specialized Sales
• Communications
• Money Matters
• Home-Based Agents, 
• Independent Contractors
• Finding Employment
• Building a Career

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• Resources

• Job Aids

• VTM - Video Training Modules

• Host Agency Prep

• Optional TAPc Exam

Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email and local telephone number if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing.

 

 

 

UPON COMPLETION OF TRAINING COURSES 

Upon successful completion of these approved travel training courses, Travel Agent Campus will notify your selected host travel agency. Before you know it, you will be on your way to selling travel through your host travel agency!

Disclaimer: The certification courses are designed to allow individuals to meet the minimum requirements to work as an independent agent for host travel agencies/retail travel agencies. Certifications are transferable to our contracted host agencies/retail travel agencies and may not be transferable to other institutions/agencies. It is the prerogative of the receiving institution/agency to accept or deny transferability. Check with other institutions/agencies prior to registration/enrollment. The travel agent certifications offered by Travel Agent Campus have not been approved or accredited by any state educational agency or nationally/regionally recognized accrediting agency.  

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